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towards full democracy. >> the first stop u.s. secretary of state john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to the to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first highest ranking official visit since july 3 n. that is the stay that the military removed mohammad morsi from his post as president of egypt and placed him under arrest. the us has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt everever since and it was john y to deliver a message from washington on what they want cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> what can they do to support working with this government and also supporting their move toward democracy. let's put it this way. this trip was unannounced and that was denying egypt to say the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so by havin having this unannoud trip the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disapprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is making it gentleme very plain ae heard this from secretary of sea kerry on sunday. they looking to them
stories. >> it's a fence penin mending fr secretary of state john kerry. >> and a wall street player becomes a player as the government announces a record setting fine for insider trading. ♪ >> it is an eight nation trip over just a ten-day, secretary of state john kerry arrived in poland ontari only moments ago. it's a trip that for the most part keeps him in the middle east. saudi arabia earlier today his goal to ease growing tensions on several issues including syria's civil war. mike viqueira joins us from the white house. what he is trying to accomplish with this middle east tour they >> they are downing playing the differences with the longstanding allies they are not denying them the saddie sawdie e dispintedisappointed the route e taking. taking. and backing away from the military force on iran. her again the saudis are disappointed there is this diplomacy the sudden opening between the united states and iran. the united states is testing to see if iran is going to cooperate and let the world see that their nuclear program is purely for civilian purpose. and in egypt the sa
covering the trial later in the program. elsewhere in the middle east, secretary of state john kerry traveled to saudi arabia, in a bid to mend frayed relations with a longtime ally. they've been strained by differences over syria, egypt and iran. kerry met with saudi foreign minister prince saud al-faisal after talks with king abdullah. he said saudi arabia is the region's linchpin. >> if we can get stability and ultimately hopefully peace in i place like syria, the possibilities are endless. the saudis are very, very important to all of these things. the saudis are really the sort of senior player, if you will, within the arab world together with egypt. egypt is in more of a transition. so saudi arabia's role is that much more important. >> that assad must step down that iran cannot be allowed to obtain a nuclear weapon. protestors in iran staged one of the largest anti-american rallies in years. it marks the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the u.s. embassy in tehran. tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the streets in a show of opposition to president rouhani recent open
of state john kerry is visiting for the first time. it will be a tense week ahead there. of course, we all remember the image of former president hosni mubarak behind a cage in that courtroom, being tried for allowing protesters in tahrir square to die. well, tomorrow, the next president who followed him, mohamed morsi, slated to be in court, as well. his trial set to begin. abc's alex marquardt in cairo tonight, watching it all. alex? >> reporter: good evening, david. egypt is on edge tonight, bracing for possibly more violence as the trial of mohamed morsi starts in just a few hours. the muslim brotherhood, which morsi belongs to, has called for massive nationwide protests, which in the past have triggered violent clashes with the security forces. morsi hasn't been seen since he was ousted by the military on july 3rd after millions of egyptians poured into the streets, demanding he step down. he's also been held at a secret location. and as the anxiety here rises, secretary of state john kerry visited cairo today to try to smooth over relations which are at their lowest point in decades.
department. secretary of state john kerry will headline the event. president obama was there yesterday announcing a new government-wide effort to encourage foreign companies to open new factories and create jobs in the u.s. today's lineup includes remarks by penny pritzker, the discussion on free trade deals with the owes of bm -- ceos of bmw north america and caterpillar. this is live coverage on c-span2. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> again, we are live this morning with coverage of a a conference, a commerce department business and investment conference with remarks from secretary of state john kerry. we'll hear first from commerce secretary penny pritzker, there will also be a discussion on free trade deals with the ceos of bmw north america and caterpillar. by the way, we'll have highlights of this conference from over the last two days including the president's comments yesterd
was ousted in july. secretary of state john kerry acknowledged today that u.s. surveillance overseas has crossed the line at times. the admission followed disclosures that the national security agency monitored german chancellor angela merkel's communications, and tracked phone calls and e-mails across europe. kerry addressed the issue, over video link, for a conference in london. >> in some cases i acknowledge to you, as has the president, some of these actions have reached too far and we are going to make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> woodruff: kerry said he and president obama learned of some of the surveillance after the fact. but he also said some of the information gleaned has saved lives. one third of all the texas clinics that perform abortions are now barred from doing so. a federal appeals court last night allowed new state restrictions to take effect, pending further appeals. the rules say clinic doctors must have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, but many do not. texas is one of a number of states to approve broad new curbs on abortions in recent mo
by remarks from secretary of state john kerry about free trade and later, a panel discussion with u.s. trade representative michael froman and the ceo of caterpillar and bmw north america. agriculture secretary tom vill sack is our guest this week on "newsmakers." it talks about the farm bill and ongoing negotiations. the house version of the bill calls for $40 billion in cuts to the food stamp program over the next decade and the senate $4 billionld cut by in the same timeframe. watch the full interview with agriculture secretary tom vill sack sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. here on c-span. >> john foster dulles had recently died when the super airport out in chantilly was being built and president eisenhower immediately announced it would be called dulles airport. when kennedy took over, he did not want to name it after a warrior andold finally the decision was made to name it after him. the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there, allen dulles, and he pulls back the curtain and behind it is this giant bust of john foster dulles and it stands in the middle of this
>>> the country's top diplomat is on a foreign policy triage mission. secretary of state john kerry is busy mending fences with middle eastern allies unhappy with what president obama is doing and not doing. chief washington correspondent james rosen takes a look. >> reporter: it was the largest anti-american demonstration in iran in years. and it occurred 34 years to the day after iranian militants at the same location seized the u.s. embassy in tehran and took scores of americans hostage. to many in iran, the u.s. remains the great satan, even as the core complaints are updated. >> they wiretap their allies. how can they compromise with their archenemy. >> reporter: in secretary of state john kerry confronted the perception among america's arab allies that president obama is to eager to cut a deal with iran on its nuclear program. >> nothing that we are doing with respect to this negotiation will alter or upset or get in the way of the relationship between the united states and saudi arabia and the relationship in this region. >> reporter: saudi foreign minister denies iran's relationship
. "first ladies" on c- span.org/firstladies. secretary of state john kerry spoke earlier today at a weiss how some is on business investment. house summit on business investment. this is their defies minutes. -- 35 minutes. [applause] >> good morning. i hope everyone had a great first day. [cheers and applause] i went to start with a big thank you to the select usa team in all of the folks who have made this summit happen. let's give them a big round of applause. [applause] it was great to hear from president obama yesterday. he said when you bet on america, that that pays off. i could not agree more. that thennounced select usa program will be stepping up its game in a number of ways. attracting business investment will be a major priority for commerce and the state department, including our foreign commercial service officers and our ambassadors. senior government officials, including the president himself, would do more than directly advocate for investment deals. we will create a single point of contact to provide you with a coordinated federal support and cut the red tape. and we wil
as much as possible as the investigation continues. >>> john kerry is in saudi arabia at this hour and it's the second stop for the 10-day trip for him. and earlier today secretary kerry met with egyptian officials in cairo. that's the highest level american visit to egypt since the removal of mohamed morsi. since then, the u.s. has sent hundreds of millions in aid. >> the u.s./egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance, and there are much bigger issues that matter to us and concern us and define the relationship. >> conner powell now has more. >> reporter: secretary of state john cakerry arrived in cairo a described the turbulent times. and kerry insisted today that the united states is both a friend and partner to egypt. this was kerry's first trip to egypt since the military over through the democratic elected leader. morsi will stand trial beginning tomorrow. and the white house has cut a large part of the u.s. military and financial aid to egypt because of undemocratic reforms, and some of the secular groups that backed the military coup six months ago turned on the gover
john kerry, but secretary john kerry did a terrific job and working on a couple of successful solutions. >> does he get along with karzai? >> he is directed his hands on, so i think people respect that. he does not just read from talking points come a which he makes good use of, but he also has his own knowledge and experience which he brings to bear and his own background working out problems with people, being direct. people like him. he is a big plus there are. if it does not happen and we pull out, there's a greater chance that they will fall back into a society which they don't want. >> before you get to other questions, just a few more quick ones on this. should we be negotiating this agreement with karzai along with his successor? is it essential to get it done before he leaves? >> it is. >> why? >> you don't want it to be an issue in their campaign. all of the candidates basically want an ongoing relationship, not just with us but with the coalition. whatever that number is, 8000- 12,000 number range that you sometimes read about which has not been decided upon by the president.
on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leaders are also going on trial today. john kerry visited on sunday and urged the military government to work toward restoring democracy and egypt is planning to hold a national referendum on an amended constitution. presidential and parliamentary elections are planned next year. >> obviously part of the roadmap and part of the process of strengthening egypt's linkages to the rest of the world will be measured in the way in which the people of egypt are sustained in their ability to have the right to assemble, the right to express themselves, but even as they do that we also agree no one should be allowed to practice violence with impunity. >> reporter: right now more than 20,000 police and soldiers are deployed across cairo to prevent violence and al jazeera dominick cain has more on the trial. >> reporter: these are the first pictures of mohamed morsi to emerge since he was deposed as president in july. >> translator: leaked by an egyptian newspaper they show him during a meeting with foreign dignitaries later that month and he said he
, remarks from secretary of state john kerry from last week. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the center for american progress' president, neera tanden. >> thank you. thank you very much. [applause] we've had a great afternoon. it is my great, great honor to introduce secretary kerry, who i have to say just came from the plane, literally just drove over from the plane because he's been in europe. obviously, handling the country's greatest national security challenges. and he has done an amazing job in the nine months he's been in office. so we are thrilled to have him. he has to -- he's rushing off after here to go to a meeting at the white house, so we are really thrilled that he was able to be here with us. he has been working with the center for american progress on a whole host of issues from our founding from china, don't ask don't tell, climate and energy, so we're thrilled to have him, and it's my great honor to introduce secretary kerry. [applause] >> neera, thank you very, very much. thank you all. it's wonderful for me to be here. neera and i come from the same part
agreement between israelis and palestinians would be significant but it's not clear to me that absent john kerry that would have been in that top tier of priorities. i think that was interesting. you raise another good point, just quickly, which is this idea it was, in fact, a group of six or seven people inside the west wing of the white house. although secretary kerry and secretary chuck hagel were briefed on a weekly basis by the national security adviser, it was what has become sort of a typical pattern of a very close hold foreign policy made out at this white house. >> this is not interagency. this is not the national security council. this is white house. >> it is. every administration seems to do more and more as sort of the guiding force here. this goes to the president is very much now in uber practicalism mode. he's not reaching. sometimes a second term you want to reach for unreachable, make the large effort. there has been, i've noticed this, this is about pragmatism. this isn't about legacy building. mark's story gets to they realized what they have to deal with. everything i
, mock debates, he and john kerry playing mitt romney. first session on saturday went okay. sunday night was a horrible experience. the president was like he was in the denver debate, lethargic, professorial, didn't seem like he was fighting for the job. at times peevish, nasty to governor kerry sitting in for mitt romney. they were panicked. that prep ended and you had a scene which we write about in double down, plouffe, axelrod, debate advisers staying up to well past midnight saying what do we do, what do we do? how can we turn this around? we can't do down this path. they did what they called an intervention with the president. four aides and the president alone meeting to try to find how to turn things around. in short in the scene the president said, as you said, i'm not sure i can do this. they did a couple of things, how he needed to change his state of mind about it. they gave him one-liners, debate on a page to try to just come up with anticipating the questions, coming up with one-liners to use in the debate, and the president resolved he was going to do it. they also gave hi
in 1910. secretary of state john kerry said that government shutdown dysfunction watching jen has hurt america's standing in the world paid his remarks came during the center for american progress tenth anniversary conference. it's 20 minutes. [inaudible conversations] >> the ladies and gentlemen please welcome the center for american progress president neera tanden. [applause] >> thank you very much. we have had a great afternoon. it is my great honor to introduce secretary kerry who i have to say just came from the plane literally just drove over from the plane because he has been in europe. obviously handling the countries greatest national security challenges. he has done an amazing and the whirlwind nine months he has been in office so we are thrilled to have him. he is rushing off after here to go to a meeting at the white house so we are really thrilled he was able to be here with us. he has been working at the center for american progress from a hole set of issues. we are thrilled to have him as my great honor to him -- welcome secretary kerry. [applause] >> thank you. neera th
. that's if she decides to run. in world news, secretary of state john kerry is in egypt today saying that suspending u.s. aid to the country is " not a punishment. " at a news conference in carol, kerrey of knowledge each it is--cairo, kerry acknowledged to egypt is facing difficult challenges and turbulent years. he's urging the digits to continue their march to democracy. but kerry held out the prospect that a vote could result in egypt. the u.s. withheld more than $1 billion in assistance to the country after the military toppled the government. >>darya: in china, the top military general and the volatile region of xinjiang has been replaced. the move appears to be linked to a terrorist threat in beijing. the attack happened october 28th when a man driving and as to be plowed through crowds before crashing in front of tiananmen updates. killing himself his wife and mother and two stores. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack but beijing landed on extremists seeking independence. >>anny: tropical storm sonya has now been downgraded to tropical depression that is hits-as
unprecedented coordination between congress department led by penny pritzker, state department by john kerry, working together with valerie, myself and others in the white house economic team. what this will mean is that in 32 32, to start, and the nations to start, for the first time ever there will be an organized team led by ambassadors like ambassador lott, who work together with one departmentir state and commerce department officials. they will have one of their core the first time encouraging and facilitating foreign direct investment in the united states. they will have one channel they will go to to that kind of headquarters to -- so that when you're making a decision here, you will have one-stop shopping. you have one place you can go to to look at visa issues, regulatory issues, state and local, federal issues, and when it is helpful to talk to someone even theite house or president or vice president themselves, we will have a process for doing that. that is the major policy announcement that we are announcing today. 20 to 30 years from now you'll see this organization in place an
says are still in place today. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia for some serious fence mending. relations with its long standing ally have been strained by u.s. actions concerning iran, syria and egypt. mr. kerry is meeting with king abdullah. sawudi arabia is his second sto through the mideast, north africa and europe. >>> congratulations in order for our girl. she stopped by "new day" just a little while ago to talk with chris about her many accomplishments. she can add another one to her list. she came in first in the new york city marathon's hand cycling division. she came in at two hours, five minutes, 48 seconds. last month dentler was the first to compete in the iron man world championship. she is bad. >> about all you can say about her. she is amazing. >> first one to finish the hardest iron man in the world. she has a great message. the only limitations she says is the one you put on yourself. >>> karen mcginnis is in for another check of the forecast. hey, karen. >> we start the morning out with the only place reporting any delays are in new york. laguar
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